The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 108 93 91
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Lync 21 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.16% 1.33% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% 7.59% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 22
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,150 £38,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.60%
Lync
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
399 316 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.11% 17.49% 19.42%
Number of salaries quoted 320 285 282
Average salary £45,000 £42,875 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.95% +7.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region.

Lync Salary Trend in Birmingham

Lync
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (41.30%) VMware
3 18 (39.13%) Office 365
4 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
4 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
4 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
5 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
6 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (26.09%) SQL
6 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
7 11 (23.91%) ITIL
8 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
8 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (17.39%) SCCM
9 8 (17.39%) Unified Communications
9 8 (17.39%) Windows
9 8 (17.39%) NetApp
10 7 (15.22%) Citrix
10 7 (15.22%) MS Office
11 6 (13.04%) 3PAR
11 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (13.04%) EMC
11 6 (13.04%) Migration
12 5 (10.87%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (10.87%) MCSE
12 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
12 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (32.61%) MS Exchange
1 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (19.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (39.13%) Office 365
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Unified Communications
2 3 (6.52%) SAN
3 2 (4.35%) IP Telephony
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.17%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) LAN
4 1 (2.17%) PBX
4 1 (2.17%) WAN
4 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Consultant
2 7 (15.22%) Architect
2 7 (15.22%) Messaging Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) IT Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Account Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (4.35%) Sales Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (4.35%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Programme Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) GIS
2 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Statistics
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) ITIL
2 6 (13.04%) Migration
3 5 (10.87%) Business Development
3 5 (10.87%) Incident Management
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (8.70%) Use Case
4 4 (8.70%) Service Management
4 4 (8.70%) ITSM
5 3 (6.52%) Change Management
5 3 (6.52%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
5 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.35%) Identity Management
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.35%) CRM
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.35%) Six Sigma
6 2 (4.35%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
1 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.87%) MCSE
4 3 (6.52%) MCSA
5 2 (4.35%) CCA
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.35%) HP ASE
5 2 (4.35%) HP MASE
5 2 (4.35%) NCIE
5 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (2.17%) MCITP
System Software
1 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.87%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (8.70%) Terminal Services
4 4 (8.70%) XenApp
4 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (41.30%) VMware
3 8 (17.39%) NetApp
4 7 (15.22%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) 3PAR
5 6 (13.04%) EMC
6 4 (8.70%) Dell
6 4 (8.70%) Computacenter
7 2 (4.35%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) McAfee
8 1 (2.17%) Lumension
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 55K to 60K + Car All, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 11 days ago